The Lifestyle

What Does it Mean to Live in Downtown Scottsdale?

When it comes to exceptional living, Downtown Scottsdale is your ultimate luxury destination. Known for being both vibrant and pedestrian friendly, you’ll find the streets just outside your door overflowing with hundreds of boutiques, art galleries and incredible restaurants ranging from casual open air bistros to fine dining establishments.

You’ll have no trouble unwinding in the evening at the over 80 sophisticated wine bars, lounges and night clubs. If shopping is your favorite pastime, world-renowned Scottsdale Fashion Square and Scottsdale Waterfront is just over a mile away, featuring over 240 premier retailers including Gucci, Michael Kors, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Barneys New York. Amenities and entertainment are at your fingertips with world-class museums, golf and hiking just minutes away.

Just a few of the things to do in Downtown Scottsdale:

See exhibitions by renowned national and international artists, architects and designers at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) or learn more about Scottsdale’s storied past at the Historical Society Museum.

Right next door to SMoCA, the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts presents the finest in theater, world music, comedy, and dance productions.

The Arts District offers nearly 100 outstanding galleries and is home to Scottsdale’s legendary Thursday night ArtWalk.

The free Downtown Trolley is a fun and easy way to explore downtown.

When it comes to accommodations, Downtown has you covered with hip digs at Hotel Valley Hothe Saguaro and W Scottsdale Hotel; lush garden surroundings at FireSky; and unsurpassed luxury at The Phoenician and Royal Palms, just to name a few.

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Old Town Scottsdale Area Map